The most important reason why the convention method does not work
has led many to oppose use of the convention method.
Today, most countries--170 different nations--are party to the Vienna Convention.
The Vienna Convention is made up of 79 articles, most of which provide rules for the operation of consulates, outline the functions of consular officers, and address the privileges and immunities afforded consular officials working in a foreign country.
In the next fifteen years, numerous other churches followed its example, and in 1915 the Kentucky state convention
adopted the first statewide budget with specific allocations to the SBC for home and foreign missions.
Be sure to register guests attending the National Convention
to ensure they will have registration badges permitting them to attend many Convention
business sessions and lots of planned social functions.
League members may use the Convention
registration form on page 19 or register online for both Convention
2006 and the Convention
hotel at www.
Thank you to the city of Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Convention
Center, and the Philadelphia Convention
and Visitors Bureau for their many contributions to all that you will experience this weekend.
More importantly, the mayor said, is Zen's agreement to drop his opposition to the new hotel, which is seen as key in reviving activity at the Convention
Center, which costs taxpayers more than $30 million a year in operating losses and other subsidies.
With so many choices, event planners can afford to be selective in their facility demands, says Donald Grinberg, FAIA, national director of convention
center architecture with HNTB Architecture.
It is hard to exaggerate how desperate the world situation was in the run-up to the convention
Center in New Orleans will host the 2005 convention